74-year-old Anna Mercado dies in fatal Ledyard car crash – Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Ledyard car crash death of Anna Mercado – Obituary

74-year-old Anna Mercado has been identified as the person killed in a fatal Ledyard car crash that occurred on Tuesday, September 20, 2022.

Around 4 o’clock in the afternoon, the Ledyard Police Department responded to a call of a three-car collision on Route 12 near Oakridge Drive. Tuesday.

When police arrived, they discovered a Chevy Colorado in the breakdown lane of the northbound lane facing north, a Toyota 4Runner in the northbound lane facing east, and a Nissan Rogue on the shoulder of the northbound lane facing west.

Emergency personnel provided life-saving care to a Nissan passenger who was subsequently identified as 74-year-old Anna Mercado. At Backus Hospital, Mercado passed away.

On Route 12, the Nissan was heading south when it crossed the center line into the opposing lane, side-swiped the Toyota, and then slammed into the Chevy.